the package insert of the medicine Dexason cream. Therapeutic class of the anti-inflammatory and antipruritic. Active principles Acetate Dexamethasone.
an anti-inflammatory and antipruritic topic used in the treatment of many forms of dermatoses. Pruritus anogenital non-specific, dermatoses allergic reactions such as contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis (eczema allergic), neurodermatites, itching with liquenificações, dermatitis eczematóide, eczema food, eczema infant dermatitis actinic, symptomatic treatment of seborrheic dermatitis, rash, impetigo, sunburn due to the sun’s rays, insect bites and otitis externa (no perforation of the tympanic membrane). This preparation is recommended as an adjunct to treatment and not as a replacement to the orientation the conventional.
When should I not use?
This medicine should not be applied in the presence of tuberculosis of the skin, varicelas, fungus infection or herpes simple. do not use in patients with a history of known hypersensitivity to corticosteroids. do not apply in the ear if there is a perforation in the tympanic membrane.
How to use?
Apply a small amount of cream on the affected area, 2 or 3 times per day. Avoid the application of unduly vigorous. Before applying to the ear, wipe and dry the external auditory canal. With an applicator cotton tip, spread in the walls of the external auditory canal, a layer of cream, 2 or 3 times a day. Follow the guidance of your doctor, always respecting the schedules, doses and duration of treatment. Do not stop treatment without the knowledge of your doctor.
What are the evils that can cause me?
Due to the use of topical corticosteroids may occur: burning sensation, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, eruptions acneiformes, hypopigmentation, dermatitis, allergic contact, maceration of the skin, stretch marks and rash.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
The administration of corticosteroids will be done strictly under medical guidance. in the case of developing infections during the use, the application should be interrupted until the status of infection is controlled by appropriate measures . Should not be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding, except under medical guidance. Inform your doctor or dental surgeon if occur pregnant or to start breastfeeding during the use of this medicine.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
The components of the formula do not cause toxicity when used in appropriate proportions on the skin. But in case of accidental ingestion, seek medical assistance immediately.